Choosing Source Address to Bind Socket to in IMAP Client

Prasad, Ramit ramit.prasad at jpmorgan.com
Tue Nov 20 22:58:55 CET 2012


brintoul at controlledthinking.com wrote:
> 
> Hello:
> 
> I have a multihomed machine that I would like to run the Python imaplib's IMAP4 client on.  I would like to be
> able to specify which interface the underlying socket will bind to as its source address.  How could I best do
> this?

One assumes by programming.

> 
> Thanks for any help...

You are quite welcome. :)

On a less flippant note, maybe some links would help you 
get started.

http://www.doughellmann.com/PyMOTW/imaplib/
http://yuji.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/python-imaplib-imap-example-with-gmail/ 
http://docs.python.org/2/library/imaplib.html


~Ramit


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